The infant room, provides for our little ones, a stimulating and loving environment in which the children can grow at their own pace. We strive to instill a sense of confidence and accomplishment by providing the opportunity for them to explore thier environment, through songs, strories, gross motor and fine motor activities as well as helping our little ones develop appropriate social and interpersonal skills, preparing them for their next stages of development.
Our focus in the toddler room is on the autonomy of the child who is asserting their independence. Apart from the educational and social values, emphasis is also placed on toilet training, speech development and the acceptance of direction from someone other than a parent. The latter is accomplished by providing them with a flexible routine with reasonable boundaries to allow for their fluctuating needs.
During this stage of development the child becomes more and more social in their orientation. They begins to show interest in their peers. and parallel play gives way to shared play This process is facilitated ask the child’s growing mastery of motor and language skills, which enlarge the possibilities for play The classroom is structured in such a that it may cultivate these behaviors as well as to provide angle opportunities for the children to involve themselves in fantasy imagination and role-playing.
Given the maturity level of the child we are able to take learning to its maximum potential. The program is aimed at developing pre- reading. pre- writing and pre- math skills. Stimulating the child’s natural curiosity and providing opportunity for choice will prepare the child and instill in them a natural love of learning.
This entire programs has been tailored by specialist in early childhood education Needles to say we provide a bilingual program
* All our staff is qualified ill in Safety Oriented First Aid STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The DeSousa Educational Centre is dedicated to fostering academic excellence through an enriched curriculum , the development of critical and creative thinking, and the ability to commentate ideas. We strive to instill in our children a natural curiosity and lie long commitment to learning.
Priority is given to maturation respecting the natural rhythm of the developing child- ”The child will learn ” instead of ”The child is informed ” which is to say the child is given support and allowed to learn through experience.
We would like to become an extension of the child’s family life by offering a secure and stimulating environment. while at the same time keeping an open line of communication with our parents,
Our objective is to enhance the child’s social, intellectual, neural, emotional physical and creative aspects of development. The Pre-school years are the most important educational development years in a young child. You will find attached a list of the basic objectives of the educational centre.
Language Development (English and French) * The child speaks clearly using complete sentences.
* The child express ideas using proper vocabulary.
* The child develops the ability to ask questing.
* Apprenticeship of vocabulary.
* The memory.
The phonetic approach The language The deciphering The conception The auditory discrimination. The infant room provides, for our little ones a stimulating and loving environment in which the children can grow at their own pace. We strive to instill a sense of confidence and accomplishment by providing the opportunity for them to explore their environment, through songs, stories. gross motor and line motor activities as well as helping our little ones develop appropriate social behavior and interpersonal skills, preparing them for their next stage of development.
Meals are prepared on the premises following the guide lines set forth by Health and Welfare Canada. Healthy eating is important for preschoolers to provide the energy and essential nutrients they need to grow, develop and be active, as well as to instill attitudes and practices which form the basis for lifelong health-promoting eating and activity patterns
Parents will be informed of the fees upon registration. Fees will be adjusted depending on the increases due to cost of living to ensure adequate premises competent personnel and excellence of service.
Information to Parents
Interaction and collaboration between parents and teachers is an integral and essential aspect of the child’s development. Through Newsletters, Website, Parent Teacher Interviews, and daily communication with our personnel we are able to keep the parents abreast of all aspects of day to day life concerning their child.
The director is at your disposal should you require any further information. Herein we would like to assure you the well being of your children whom you entrust in our care. We will strive to make first steps into the learning world both pleasurable and Informative.
Our highly qualified staff as well as our impeccably clean and modern facilities provide a proper atmosphere for the growing child.